Jerusalem-bound pilgrims walk through Rockford

JOURNEY—Petra Wolf and Mike Metras pass through Rockford on their walk to Jerusalem.

by RICK ZECK Have you heard the expression: “We need to stop and smell the roses,” which refers to our crazy fast-paced lifestyle and how we sometimes miss the small things in life? Monday, September 21, without any fanfare, a very curious couple walked through Rockford. They not only smell the roses, but look for […]

Squire Visits Jerusalem

Sandy and “Sos” Rowland

Sandy and “Sos” Rowland on Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem. They are there for a one month sabbatical with husband Larry Rowland who is the pastor of Rockford Baptist Church. Camera shy: Simeon and Larry Rowland.